East Coast Gold Podcasts

EAST COAST GOLD  |  Podcast , ±6 min episodes every 3 weeks, 3 days  | 
East Coast Gold plays Classic Hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Shows are hosted by legends in South African radio: Dave Guselli, Damon Beard, Alex Jay, Jane Linley-Thomas and winner of the Radio Awards Best Internet Radio Show in 2020, Gordon Graham. East Coast Gold also has up-to-date news and traffic during prime time.

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30
APR

Jill Stewart joining East Coast Gold

There's a new voice joining the East Coast Gold team. Her name is Jill Stewart and she has been in radio since 1986 when she joined Algoa FM after winning the Voice of South Africa in 1981. Jill will present a specialist 60s and 70s show every Sunday from 10am until 2pm. Gordon Graham caught up with her on his show this morning. Listen to the interview to find out more.
15
FEB

Win a 5 star weekend for 2 in the Cape

This February, listen to East Coast Gold and you could win a very special, 5 star weekend away for two – including domestic flights to Cape Town and car hire - at the award-winning Val du Charron Wine and Leisure Estate near Wellington. It's all in our “For the Love of Music Competition”. Gordon Graham and Dave Guselli have more info. Listen here.
28
JAN

We remember legendary South African 80s band Cinema

The mention of the band Cinema stirs up memories of the 80's and 90's – venues such as Gold Reef City, The Village Green, The Thunderdome, Limelight, Chillers and rock concerts and festivals all around the country. Cinema became a household name during this time thanks to their debut hit single, “My Kind of Girl”. The band went on to release seven albums in total and achieved 12 Top 10 radio singles and numerous awards.

Cinema is the definitive band of South African 80’s and 90’s popular music. It consisted of Jarrod Aston on vocals, Mike Todd on guitar, Chris Frank on keyboards and bass and Larry Rose on drums.

East Coast Gold's Dave Guselli chats to Jarrod Aston about the band's heyday; how they almost landed a major international contract and whether there are any plans for a Cinema reunion.
19
DEC
2020

We remember 80s Durban band Equinox

Who remembers top Durban band from the 1980s, Equinox? The band consisted of Gerry Connor on lead vocals, John 'Jordi' Jordan on keyboards and backing vocals, Peter 'The Greek' on guitar/bass and backing vocals - and Francois Hardy on drums and backing vocals. Equinox performed at the Royal Hotel (in the Tavern) for three years (five nights a week), then recorded their original album 'Undercover Lover' with David Gresham Records in Johannesburg. This led to them touring around South Africa performing at big concerts before returning to Durban to perform at the Gangplank at The Wheel for a year.

East Coast Gold caught up with Francois Hardy for an update on what's happened since then. Listen here.
04
NOV
2020

Dave Guselli is going Gold!

The secret's out! We're delighted to announce that the legendary Dave Guselli will be joining the East Coast Gold family from Monday! Listen as Gordon Graham breaks the news this morning.
11
SEP
2020

Tribute to the late Ronald Bell

Ronald Bell - a co-founder of Kool and the Gang, the heavyweight funk group behind hits like "Celebration," "Jungle Boogie" and "Ladies' Night" - has died at the age of 68. Here's a tribute to him...
07
SEP
2020

Offshore investing and safe-guarding your financial future

Gordon Graham sat down with OrbVest CEO Martin Freeman to discuss the SA economy; the impact of Covid on the economy and the Rand, as well as offshore investing and safe-guarding your financial future.
OrbVest is a global real estate company that invests in US income producing commercial real estate. It generates strong cash dividends on a quarterly basis for its clients and assists with long-term wealth creation.
01
AUG
2020

Alex Jay opens up about his COVID-19 household

At the start of his weekend show on East Coast Gold today, Alex Jay opened up about his COVID-19 household following positive test results for his wife and son. He has an important message to everyone. Listen here.
24
JUN
2020

'Lockdown Legends' - SA's musicians need our help!

With COVID-19 bringing the world, including South Africa, to a standstill for many months, many industries have taken major strain. Among the hardest hit is the events and entertainment industry which shows no sign of returning to normality for the foreseeable future. With that in mind, a group of SA music Legends got together to create Lockdown Legends, an online performance being aired from Sunday 28 June at 8pm, for a donation of between R10 and R100, you can enjoy the best of South Africa’s musicians and artists spanning as far back as the 1960’s.
We caught up with two of the organisers, Jarrod Aston from Cinema and Glenda Sixel from Clout ,and they shared the vision behind the event and what they hope to achieve in raising money for this much-loved industry of music professionals.
23
JUN
2020

Moments That Matter - Share your musical memories with us

What's that one song that takes you back to an exact moment in time? You know the one, because whenever you hear it you're transported back to a really big or happy moment that mattered.

In celebration of music that has become the soundtrack to moments that matter, East Coast Gold's Jane Linley-Thomas is launching a new feature called: “Moments that Matter” - with Château Gâteaux - that starts next week on her show (weekdays, 10am-2pm).

Here, Jane and Anna Kelly, marketing manager of Château Gâteaux - talk about the feature and some of their favourite musical memories.
05
MAY
2020

'It's like a sadistic, mechanical beast' - COVID-19 survivor tells Gordon

East Coast Gold’s Gordon Graham had the privilege of speaking to Shane Manning - a British businessman living and working in Dubai. He is an Ironman triathlete, fit and strong and now he is a COVID-19 survivor.
Shane was misdiagnosed when experiencing his early Coronavirus symptoms which led to him going on a camping trip with family and friends once he felt better, only to discover later – much to his horror - that he’d been COVID-19 positive all along.
Shane shared with us his worries over who he may’ve passed the virus on to; his concerns for his family; his healthcare experience; the dark depths he dealt with while fighting for his life – and, more recently, his recovery.
Listen to the full interview here.

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